Birgits Locoto - Chili Pepper Seeds, Capsicum Baccatum- Aji type pepper ,Heirloom from Bolivia!

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Birgits Locoto - Chili Pepper Seeds
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Birgits Locoto is not only beautiful, but also gets delicious hot peppers. Birgit Locoto originates from Bolivia. The plant is about 80 cm high and gets peppers that mature from light green to yellow, to orange and finally red.
Name: Birgits Locoto
Species: Capsicum Baccatum

A fun Aji type pepper originally from Bolivia. Bears 2-4" peppers that ripen from light green to yellow, orange and red. Plants can grow up to 4-6' and are prolific bearers. Pods have a hot flavor, about 50,000 Scoville
"Most hot pepper varieties require a constant temperature of 80 F to 85 F to germinate!"
Instruction
PEPPER
Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.
Pepper varieties come from tropical humid regions. The temperature, moisture, and air circulation all play a role in growing plants from seeds. Too little heat, too much moisture, and lack of air circulation will cause poor results. Do not use jiffy peat pots, plugs, or potting soil as the soil becomes too dry or too wet, which can lead to disease and fungus. We have experienced disease and low germination when using these types of products. Use Organic Seed Starting Material for best germination results.
Growing Peppers:
Peppers, like tomatoes, grow in well-drained fertile soil. Almost all peppers have the same requirements for successful growth. Plant them in good, well-drained, fertile soil – and make sure they get lots of sunlight and a good inch of water per week. In many ways, they mimic the same requirements needed for growing great tomatoes.
At Planting Time:
We plant all of our peppers with a good shovel full of compost in the planting hole, and then give them a good dose of compost tea every few weeks for the first 6 weeks of growth. We also mulch around each of our pepper plants with a good 1 to 2″ thick layer of compost.
Peppers often like to take their sweet time germinating. They can be up in a week, and some will take almost a month. Even with paper towel germination testing, they can take long. I am not sure why, but it is a normal occurrence. So plan and make sure you start them early enough! Also, remember they like heat to germinate so make sure you have a heating mat or something to keep the soil warm. Placing them up on top of the fridge often works too since it is normally warmer up there.

Peppers do very well grown in pots.

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